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  • Africa: Experts Explore Infrastructure and Cooperation to Improve Lives

    BOTSWANA, 2017/11/01 Addis Ababa — African economies require structural transformation to attain sustained increase that trickles down to all its peoples, an official from the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) told experts gathered at the organization’s Ethiopian headquarters. Soteri Gatera, who heads the ECA’s Industrialization and Infrastructure Section, says only such “inclusive” economic increase will help resolve the “persistent social economic problems” Africa faces.
  • Africa's Infrastructure Spending Drops

    ANGOLA, 2017/08/20 Africa's infrastructure investment spending decreased in 2016 compared 2015, according to Deloitte 2016 African construction trends statement. In 2016, 286 projects worth 50m and additional were being built in Africa, down from 301 in 2015. The fall in in general capital price was $51bn — from a total of $375bn in 2015 to a total of 324bn in 2016.The statement, released on Tuesday, said there were 109 projects worth a total of $140bn in Southern Africa in 2015. For 2016, project numbers had fallen to 85, worth $93bn. “Africa has seen a downturn in both the number and price of projects included this year, in contrast to previous years,” said Jean-Pierre Labuschagne, Deloitte Africa infrastructure and capital projects leader.
  • Chinese bank grants loan to Angola for construction of Soyo power plant

    CHINA, 2017/01/23 The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China will provide a loan of US$837 million for the construction of a combined cycle power plant in Soyo, Angola, an all equivalent to 85% of the cost, according to a government document. The document quoted by Portuguese news agency Lusa said the agreement between the government of Angola and the Chinese bank had been signed in the initial half of 2016, two years next the work began.
  • Luanda Government signs road repairs contract

    ANGOLA, 2015/05/14 The arrangement aims to ensure the development of road traffic in the urban hull. The work include repair of potholes, sidewalks and curbs, replacement of damaged or missing road signals, pavement with asphalt, placing lids missing in sanitation collection boxes, painting curbs and execution of horizontal signals. Worth USD 78.9 million (about 860. 49 billion Kwanzas), the arrangement will have a deadline of six months, starting on 13 May and set to end on 09 November this year.
  • The National Development Plan of the Angolan government

    ANGOLA, 2014/02/13 The National Development Plan of the Angolan government has prioritised outcomes of the major projects in the energy and water sector by 2017. This was announced by the minister of Former Combatants and Motherland Veterans, Kundi Paihama, at the same time as addressing the major act of the celebrations of the 53 years of the beginning of the armed struggle for the national liberation. He added that the National Development Plan as well includes the programme for the rehabilitation of secondary and tertiary roads, inclunding the construction of structures of logistic platform and support for rural trade.
  • Angola to Build 11 Primary Teachers Training Schools

    ANGOLA, 2014/01/14 Eleven primary teachers training schools will be built around the country under the Government's National Development Programme (PND) with works going until 2017, Angop learned. The information is contained in the National Development Plan, a Government-drafted document made available to Angop. According to the source, the NDP will also cover the construction and equipping of six Polytechnic Institutes and seven Administration and Management Technical Institutes.
  • Angola: Construction Works of Ndalatando New Town Start By March 2014

    ANGOLA, 2014/01/06 Ndalatando city, capital of the northern Kwanza Norte province, will benefit by March 2014 from the construction of a new town comprised by 4000 flats, under a project of the central government aimed to eliminate the housing deficit in the province. This was said to Angop on the Monday by provincial deputy-governor for technical and infrastructural affairs, Erlindo Ernesto Lidador. He said that the preliminary works for the construction of the new town is by presently underway, particularly for topographical reconfirmation, targeting the launch of the work within the deadlines. The official said that the arrangement under the responsibility of Sonangol Real Estate Company (SONIP) comprises an area of 400 hectares where it will be built three to five floors buildings.
  • 3,000 homes Chinese company Citic Construction is building in Quilemba

    CHINA, 2013/04/03 The prime 3,000 homes of a planned 11,000 that Chinese company Citic Construction is building in Quilemba, on the outskirts of the city of Lubango, in Angola’s Huíla province, are due to be finished in June, a director of Angolan company Sonangol Imobiliária e Propriedades (Sonip) said.
  • Building Angolan-Brazilian Ties On Infrastructure

    ANGOLA, 2013/02/01 Brazil has turned to large infrastructure as a unique way to globally expand its economy and build up its political influence, with the added bonus of furthering the development of small nations. But this strategy is not without its risks. Angola, which has been a major focus of Brazil's transnational construction companies, faces the economic challenges typical of a young country dependent on revenue from oil exports and with high levels of corruption, in a context where the line between public and private interests is hazy.
  • Operation of socioeconomic infrastructures marks 2012

    ANGOLA, 2013/01/06 The functioning of various social and economic projects marked the year 2012 in the coastal Kwanza Sul province, Angop learned. In the social field the year was marked by the integration of new teachers and nurses, the starting of operation of the new building of the Higher Education Sciences Institute, the notary services, new schools, health centres and homes to accommodate teachers and nurses.